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-The Day The Sorrow Fell-

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This particular composition is based upon a poem that I wrote with the same name. The music itself was forming itself within my mind's eye even as I put the words to paper. It's one of those moments when you feel as though things are just happening as they should, so there was no reason for me to question it. I just let what I was thinking and feeling come out in the music the same way it did when writing the poem. The poem and music are one and the same. Two halves of the same whole. There's no such thing as coincidence; it simply is what it is.

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Splendid, Love it man :).
It's almost like emotionally someone clinging to faint hope and battling through tough times or the feeling of surviving through great loss. I'm in love with this piece, it's like In par with synthesis for me. it's not static, I can feel the highs and lows of the piece like it has it's own story.

I can't imagine how good the poem is, you should show us the inspiration behind this piece :).

ChronoNomad responds:

Thanks for the great review, TinnedEpic! The music must promote the idea well since you picked up the feeling without ever reading the poem. A story of love, pain, and hope.

As a thank you, I'll PM you the poem itself. Thanks again! :)

Sorrow Dies, Joy triumphs

+The Review+
Elegant. Simply elegant. The structure of this piece is simply elegant. The variety is considerably more than that of what is average. The sound touches the heartstrings. This is beautiful. Simply that.
We looked to this ash skies. As tears danced down our cheeks, the sun rose. The night is darkest before the dawn. And all our sadness, desperation, and pain were together slaughtered by the requiem of the sun. Like a kiss upon our cheeks, the world begins to warm.
And to the author, I ask may you find your inspirational poem, and present it to me as a gift? On my user page that is, It is rather rude of me, but my curiosity remains dissatisfied. Congratulations on earning a nine. I am beaming.

-The Last Guardian
<with solitude, comes freedom>

ChronoNomad responds:

Thank you for another fine review! Your comments are greatly appreciated. Your brief description does indeed mirror the poem's underlying themes, and I would be honored to share it with you. Enjoy it with my compliments. If it were not such a lengthy poem, I would probably have posted it within my Author's Comments, but I am always happy to share such poetic waxing with those who appreciate such things.


I don't think we would be hearing happy music if sorrow seizes . It would be a very powerful, deep and massive melody that represents limitless strength and endless determination, IMO.

Happiness does not defeat sorrow in my eyes. Will does. Essentially will is more powerful than happiness and sorrow combined.

I like it though, regardless. The piano is delicate. It has an airy, town atmosphere. 5/5 10/10

ChronoNomad responds:

Thanks for leaving another great review! Happiness is an all to fleeting emotion, and the sorrow yet remains each time the good feelings wear off. Hope allows us to move forward even in the midst of strife.

Overall, this piece was meant to be both mournful and triumphant in order demonstrate the ability to overcome emotional trauma through strength of will. Whether the message translates well to others or merely makes sense to me is relatively inconsequential, but I shall count it successful as long as others are able to enjoy the music on some level.


I know i spelled it wrong but did you use a harpsicord for this piece at any point?
I was hearing it in a few sections

ChronoNomad responds:

Oddly enough, no harpsichord was used in this particular piece, though tons of other instruments were. I do use it fairly often, however, so I can see why you would think so, and there is one in particular that could easily be taken for harpsichord (imo), so that's probably what you're hearing.


Aren't random bouts of inspiration an amazing thing?

ChronoNomad responds:

Short answer: YES! :D

Credits & Info


4.93 / 5.00

Mar 10, 2011
9:06 PM EST
File Info
4.7 MB
5 min 8 sec

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